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5 Reasons You Should Talk to BDS Supporters
World  (tags: palestine, israel, BDS movement, Jews, Palestinians, justice, equality, resistance, Human Rights, civil liberties, oppression )

Evelyn
- 926 days ago - forward.com
Jewish organizations can close their eyes, cover their ears, chant "I canâEUR(TM)t hear you." But if they do they'll only grow smaller, more pathetic and less relevant.In terms of relevance, justice, and Jewish continuity, they will eventually disappear
Israel Once Again Commits An Act of State Piracy in the Mediterranean
World  (tags: Human Rights, civil liberties, Gaza, Freedom Flotilla III, Israeli Navy, international waters, state piracy, Marianne av Göteborg, ff3 )

Evelyn
- 938 days ago - freedomflotilla.org
The IDF announced that they had "visited and searched" Marianne. They had captured the boat and detained all on board "in international waters" as they admitted themselves.
Haaretz: Tel Aviv U. Academics Hold First-Ever Discussion on BDS
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, Tel Aviv University, BDS, discussion, Human Rights, civil liberties, ethics, boycott divest sanction )

Evelyn
- 957 days ago - haaretz.com
About 30 Tel Aviv U students took part on Monday in a discussion about the boycott movement against Israel, particularly the academic boycott. The discussion did not completely condemn the BDS movement and included some expressions of support
Uri Avnery: WHO WILL SAVE ISRAEL?
World  (tags: israel, middle-east, politics, palestine, government, Civil Liberties, Human Rights, Uri Avnery )

Evelyn
- 974 days ago - jewishbusinessnews.com
A new government - partly ridiculous, partly terrifying - has been installed.It is time to take stock. The net result is that Israel has given up all pretense of desiring peace & that Israeli democracy has suffered a blow from which it may never recover
Canada's Plan to Make Boycotting Israel a 'Hate Crime' Is Stupid and Counterproductive
World  (tags: Robert Fisk, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, boycott, Israel, occupied territories, Canada, hate crime, free speech, non-violence, Palestine )

Evelyn
- 977 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
Boycotting a state for its crimes is a non-violent but potentially powerful way to express moral outrage at a time when political statements fail to represent the anger of voters or have any effect on a state that ignores international law.
Release Women Jailed for Dancing Near War Memorial: ForceChange
World  (tags: civil liberties, freedom, Russia, women )

Kathryn
- 999 days ago - forcechange.com
Three Russian women were arrested recently for dancing near a WWII memorial in Novorossiysk, Russia. According to sources, the women were twerking during a dance which they filmed for a music video. The song they were dancing to is âEURoeTouch You Tonight.:
What You Need To Read To Understand The Crisis In Yemen
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, war, violence, government, politics, world, interesting, humans, Houthi Rebels, Yemen, ISIS, Sunnis, Al Qaeda, middle-east, ethics, death, conflict, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 1033 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The rapidly escalating crisis in Yemen continues to bring chaos to the country as forces of the Shiite Houthi militia drive south in an aim to take the port city of Aden. Their advance has forced President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to flee from Aden to ...
Demonstration in Bil'in Honoring Slain US Citizens Faces Attacks and Arrests By Israeli Forces
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, IDF, Israel, Palestine, Americans, UK citizen, violence, ethics, corruption, freedoms, politics, middle-east, society, government, news, Kayla Mueller )

Carrie
- 1062 days ago - palsolidarity.org
Member of the Bil'in popular committee Mohammed Khatib and a UK citizen and solidarity volunteer Michael "Mick" Bowman were both violently arrested. At the demonstration, Palestinian activists carried posters honoring Kayla Mueller and condemning ...
Rights Group: Palestinian Teen Imprisoned By Israeli Military Court to Deter Student Protest
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Israel, Palestine, crime, ethics, freedoms, middle-east, news, politics, government, corruption, ethics, interesting, society, culture, dishonesty, safety, women )

Carrie
- 1062 days ago - electronicintifada.net
When KhattabâEUR(TM)s lawyer requested that his client be released on bail so she can continue her university studies, the military court judge claimed that the teen had committed a dangerous crime and that other Palestinians would not be deterred if she ...
Why London's SOAS Should Vote to Sever Links With Israeli Universities ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, London, students, education, academia, SOAS, BDS, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, freedoms, ethics, politics, society, government, europe, middle-east, interesting )

Carrie
- 1065 days ago - electronicintifada.net
For weeks we have been campaigning for a yes vote, organizing events, distributing flyers and posters to raise awareness about the complicity of Israeli academic institutions in the ongoing oppression and human rights violations of the Palestinian people.
Jailed Al-Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy Could Be Freed Within Hours
World  (tags: Egypt, Al-Jazeera, Human Rights, civil liberties, prisoners, journalists, violence, politics, freedoms, middle-east, society, ethics, news, crime )

Carrie
- 1083 days ago - theguardian.com
Mohamed Fahmy, one of two al-Jazeera journalists still held in Egypt, could be freed within hours after it was revealed that he has renounced his Egyptian citizenship.
Torture's Dirty Secret: It Works
World  (tags: Human Rights, torture, terrorizing, violence, control, abuse, Civil Liberties, Human Right #5 )

Evelyn
- 1100 days ago - thenation.com
For social control, nothing works quite like torture. This is torture's true purpose: to terrorize. Torture is a machine designed to break the will to resist--the individual prisoner's will and the collective will.
"Palestine Is Not An Environment Story"
World  (tags: Civil liberties, Human Rights, censorship, geo-politics, environment, energy, special interests, Gaza, Palestine, Israel, Leviathon fields, gas )

Evelyn
- 1139 days ago - commondreams.org
How I was censored by The Guardian newspaper for writing about Israel's war for Gaza's gas. Ultimately, mainstream media remains under the undue influence of powerful special interests, whether financial, corporate or ideological.
Recognition's Diplomatic Leverage Could Strengthen Palestinian Rights
World  (tags: middle-east, palestine, israel, Human Rights, Recognition of the Palestinian state, UK, Europe, Sweden, US, UN, ICC, Civil Liberties )

Evelyn
- 1191 days ago - nytimes.com
European recognition of a Palestinian state could well pressure Israel to behave in accordance with international law. But whatever the ultimate outcome, one state or two, you can't go wrong with rights.
Dr. Saeb Erekat on Israeli Threats Against MP Khaleda Jarra
World  (tags: occupied West Bank, MP Khaleda Jarra, Palestine Legislative Council Member, Israeli forces-harassment-imtimidation, forced displacement, evictions, IDF human rights abuses, end the occupation, civil liberties, IDF, Palestine, middle-east, terrorism )

Fly
- 1248 days ago - english.pnn.ps
Before dawn yesterday, Israeli forces raided the home of Palestine Legislative Council Member, Khaleda Jarrar. While there, the forces issued Ms. Jarrar a military order instructing her to abandon her home
 

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